Beauty of Peak District to feature on new British stamp

Parts of the beautiful Peak District are to feature on a special set of British stamps, it has been announced.

The Royal Mail has revealed the first Special Stamps to be released for sale in 2021 will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of Britain’s first National Parks.

And one of them will show the Peak District looking at its beautiful best.

Other stamps will show the best of the Lake District, Snowdonia, Dartmoor, North York Moors, The Broads, New Forest, South Downs, Pembrokeshire Coast and Loch Lomond and The Trossachs.

The National Park stamps, with the Peak District in the middle on the bottom row

Next year marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the UK’s first four National Parks: the Peak District, the Lake District, Dartmoor and Snowdonia.

The National Parks are the nation’s “breathing spaces”, free for everyone to enjoy regardless of age, background or income.

Philip Parker from the Royal Mail, said: “Ten spectacular National Parks have been captured in stunning photographs that reflect their diversity and splendour.

“We are proud to be able to share the beauty of these parks on stamps at a time when so many of us have had our travel restricted.”

The stamps will be on sale from January 14.

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